Outdoor living is always in season

May 17, 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: spring’s in full swing and summer’s in sight. As we begin to spend more time outdoors than indoors, we pay attention to our gardens, patios and indeed any outdoor space. Although we can’t change our British weather, we can certainly give you some advice on how to […]

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Should I stay or should I go?

April 12, 2022

Planning permission granted, Cube lined up, and everything is ready to go ahead on your big home improvement project. You’ve made all the important decisions bar one. The 1980s song from The Clash is on repeat in your head with one last nagging question, “Should I stay or should I go?”. Let’s think this through […]

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How to avoid the kitchen worktop flop…

March 10, 2022

Let’s take a moment to appreciate just how hard kitchen worktops work in our homes:They provide useful space for everything from preparing meals to keeping frequently used appliances within easy reach, putting up with endless dishes and spillages whilst we expect them to look the part serving as a critical interior design feature when entertaining. […]

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16 great garage goals

February 8, 2022

The idea that a garage serves the sole purpose of sheltering your car from the elements is literally parked. Getting comfortably in and out of SUVs or family saloon cars in a garage is often too much of a squeeze, which means the traditional garage is a spatial opportunity waiting to be converted. Virgin Money […]

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Ready, steady, home gym!

January 4, 2022

New year, new resolutions. For many of us, January is ‘the month’ to stop putting off the pursuit of our fitness goals and to begin achieving the very best version of ourselves by introducing, or re-introducing, some sort of fitness regime into our lives. The pandemic has well and truly proven that we no longer […]

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Give yourself the gift of space!

December 3, 2021

Hosting, entertaining or having guests over to stay, the festive season often triggers the question as to how we can make more of our homes. Wouldn’t it be great to totally transform the way you’re living and no longer be tiptoeing around the problems? The saying “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas” […]

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Oh hello, handy home guide!

November 11, 2021

When all the work on your home improvement project is done and dusted, we’ll leave you in peace to enjoy your new space. But we wouldn’t be Cube if we hadn’t thought of a little keepsake for your home – a guide to your new space. Like most new things, a home needs to be […]

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Get showered with tips for your new bathroom

October 15, 2021

When it comes to the resale value of your home, your bathroom is right up there with your kitchen. Back in the days the bathroom was often an afterthought but it has certainly earned new status. Given how precious downtime has become and the role a bathroom plays, renovations are no longer purely driven by […]

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Conservation areas – a building mission impossible?

August 17, 2021

There are restrictions on property extensions and loft conversions within conservation areas, so considerate design which appeals to town planners is crucial.

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The Best of Houzz awards – a badge of trust and credibility for home professionals

July 21, 2021

If you’ve ever searched for professionals to help you with anything from basic decorating of a small room, through to designing, improving and renovating your entire home, you’ll have probably come across Houzz.

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